Ann Beveridge

28 September 1841–17 September 1929 (Age 88)
Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Beveridge was born on 28 September 1841, in Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Andrew Beveridge, was 32 and her mother, Elisabeth Muir, was 28. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Barclay, Franklin Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 17 September 1929, in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Rumbarger Cemetery, DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Andrew Beveridge
Elisabeth Muir
Agnes Beveridge
Robert Beveridge
Ann Beveridge
Robert Beveridge
David Beveridge
Elizabeth Beveridge
Jeanie Beveridge
Andrew Beveridge
Thomas Beveridge

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World Events (8)

1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 2

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from Middle English beverage ‘drink’ (Old French bevrage, from beivre ‘to drink’). The term was used in particular of a drink bought by a purchaser to seal a bargain, and the surname may have been acquired as a nickname in this context. Reaney adduces evidence that suggests that the nickname may have been bestowed on a man who made a practice of getting free drinks by entering into bargains which he did not keep.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Anne Ditchburn in household of John Ditchburn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ann Ditchburn in household of John Ditchburn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ann Detchburn in household of John Detchburn, "United States Census, 1900"

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